Tungsten Filament Lamp

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Description (Brief)
This tungsten lamp was at the heart of a Patent Office scandal that saw two men jailed and Heany’s patents disallowed.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1908
maker
Heany, John Allen
Heany Lamp Co.
Measurements
overall: 17.2 cm x 6.6 cm; 6 25/32 in x 2 19/32 in
ID Number
EM.320466
catalog number
320466
accession number
241402
Credit Line
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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